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Recollections of Mary A. Jones : Alamo, Contra Costa County : typescript, [ca. 1915].
BANC MSS C-D 5090 v.1; BANC MSS C-D 5090 v.2-3; BANC MSS C-D 5090:1 FILM
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Title:

Recollections of Mary A. Jones: Alamo, Contra Costa County : typescript, [ca. 1915]

Creator/Contributor:

Jones, Mary Ann Smith, 1825-1918, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Jones, Flora M., Correspondent

Abstract:

Recollections of Mrs. John M. Jones of overland journey to California, 1846 with the Brown-Allen-Jones party; winter at the Chiles ranch; stay in San Jose; as settlers at Alamo (typescript).
Extract from the life story of Mary A. Jones ... typed copy of excerpt from her Recollections, concerning the Chiles adobe and sojourn there, 1846-1847, and copy of letter, 1935, from Flora M. Jones to Mrs. Bell, concerning visit. Folder 3 contains sample of bolting cloth used in Chiles' Mill.

Date:

1915 (issued)

Subject:

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Jones, John M
Jones, Nathaniel
Brown, Elam -- 1797-1889
Allen, David
Chiles, Joseph B. (Joseph Ballinger) -- 1810-1885
Brown-Allen-Jones Party.
Chiles Adobe.
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Donner Party
Building, Adobe
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Women's narratives
Women -- California
San Jose (Calif.)
Alamo (Calif.)

Note:

Folder 1 also available on microfilm.
Portraits have been transferred to the Portrait File of the Bancroft Library.
Copy negatives of Chiles' Mill and adobe have been removed to the Pictorial Collections and classified as BANC PIC 1905.14572-14575--CNEG.

Type:

Artifacts.
Autobiographies.
Artifacts.

Physical Description:

3 folders in 2 portfolios
1 microfilm reel : negative (Box 697:11) and positive ; 35 mm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-D 5090 v.1
BANC MSS C-D 5090 v.2-3
BANC MSS C-D 5090:1 FILM

Origin:

California